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Name Group Alexander/Alexandra

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Group info:
Meaning/translation, female:defender of men
Meaning/translation, male:he who wards off (other) men, defender of men
Language of origin:Old Greek
Info about origin, male:famous as the name of Alexander the Great, King of Macedonia (356 to 323 BC)
 until now there were 8 popes with this name
Words:alexein = to ward off, to defend  Old Greek
 aner = the man  Old Greek
Topics:Greek mythology, Popes
Variants' top ranks:1:Alexander Germany 1997,  1:Alejandro Spain 2011,  1:Aleksandar Macedonia 2011,  1:Alexander Moscow 2014,  1:Sandra Switzerland 1987,  2:Alexandre France 1997,  2:Alessandro Italy 2014,  2:Sander Norway 1998,  2:Alexandru Romania 2009,  2:Alesia Albania 2012
Somehow related to:Alexis/Alexis, Alistair
Name variants:

All variants, grouped by language of use

LanguageFemale VariantsMale Variants
GermanAlexa, Alexandra, Alexandrina, Alexandrine, Sandra, Sandrina, SanjaAlex, Alexander, Lex, Sander, Xander
ScandinavianAlexandraAleksander, Sander
EnglishAlex, Alexa, Alexandra, Alexandrea, Alexandria, Lexi, Lexie, Sandra, SandyAlec, Alek, Alex, Alexander, Alexandro, Alexzander, Alix, Lex, Sandy, Zander
FrenchAlexane, Alexiane, SandrineAlexandre
PortugueseAlexandra 
DutchAlexandraAlexander, Sander
SpanishAlejandra, Alexandra, AlondraAlejandro, Alex
ItalianAlessa, Alessandra, Alessia, Sandra, SandrinaAlessandro, Sandro
Finnish Santeri
Romanian Alexandru
SlovenianAljaAleks, Aleksej
Serbo-Croatian Aleksa
Latvian Aleksandrs
Scottish Alasdair
RussianAleksandra, Alena, SanjaAleksandr, Alexander
PolishAleksandraAleksander, Olek
SlavicAleksandraAleksandar
AlbanianAlesiaAleksander, Aleksio, Alesandro, Leka, Skender
HungarianAlexandraSándor
CzechAlexandra 
GreekAlexandraAlexandros
Name variants:

26 female and 34 male name variants, sorted by name and gender

NameLanguages of Use
AlejandraSpanish
AleksandraPolish, Slavic
AleksandraRussian
AlenaRussian
AlesiaAlbanian
AlessaItalian
AlessandraItalian
AlessiaItalian
AlexEnglish
AlexaGerman, English
AlexandraGerman, Spanish, Portuguese, English, Scandinavian, Dutch, Hungarian, Czech, Greek
AlexandreaEnglish
AlexandriaEnglish
AlexandrinaGerman
AlexandrineGerman
AlexaneFrench
AlexianeFrench
AljaSlovenian
AlondraSpanish
LexiEnglish
LexieEnglish
SandraGerman, Italian, English
SandrinaGerman, Italian
SandrineFrench
SandyEnglish
SanjaGerman, Russian

NameLanguages of Use
AlasdairScottish
AlecEnglish
AlejandroSpanish
AlekEnglish
AleksSlovenian
AleksaSerbo-Croatian
AleksandarSlavic
AleksanderScandinavian, Albanian, Polish
AleksandrRussian
AleksandrsLatvian
AleksejSlovenian
AleksioAlbanian
AlesandroAlbanian
AlessandroItalian
AlexGerman, Spanish, English
AlexanderRussian
AlexanderGerman, Dutch, English
AlexandreFrench
AlexandroEnglish
AlexandrosGreek
AlexandruRomanian
AlexzanderEnglish
AlixEnglish
LekaAlbanian
LexGerman, English
OlekPolish
SanderGerman, Scandinavian, Dutch
SándorHungarian
SandroItalian
SandyEnglish
SanteriFinnish
SkenderAlbanian
XanderGerman
ZanderEnglish